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School of Geography and the Environment Commonwealth Shared Scholarship

  • CLOSING DATE: 18th January for Commonwealth Application, and by relevant programme application deadline
  • NATIONALITY: any developing sub-Saharan African country 
  • SUBJECT: Water Science, Policy and Management
  • VALUE: 100% of fees and a living expenses stipend
  • DURATION: 1 year
  • APPLICATION DETAILS: Apply directly to Commonwealth Scholarship Commission (CSC) via websiteEligible candidates are then automatically considered for this scholarship by the relevant department.

The scholarship is jointly funded by the School of Geography and the Environment and the Commonwealth Shared Scholarship scheme. It is available to support a student from any developing sub-Saharan African country wishing to study for MSc Water Science, Policy and Management.

Students should apply directly to the CSC using the CSC’s online application form by 18th January 2021Students should also apply to their course at Oxford by the January course deadline and receive an offer of a place in order to be eligible. All eligible students who have made applications will be considered by the department and no application to college is necessary.

The scholarship covers fees and a grant for living costs of at least £14,777. It is only tenable at Linacre College. All eligible applicants will be considered for this scholarship, regardless of which college (if any) you state as your preference on the graduate application form. However, successful applicants will be transferred to Linacre College in order to take up the scholarship.